Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says that a large part of the success of Wikipedia is due to taking an open approach to content, as GigaOM reports. The widely used “open-source encyclopedia” has grown to...
Is Jimmy Wales testing out Bitcoin donations for Wikipedia? He is certainly considering it, according to a thread on Reddit. It first started with a tweet — Wikipedia co-founder set up a personal Coinbase account. Playing with BTC today: I just bought 0.1 bitcoin with @Coinbase!
Don’t mess with Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia when it comes to Internet freedom, because he will use harsh words to lash out at you. Today, according to The Guardian, Wales had some choice words for the British government and their snooping practices on citizens.
Launching officially next week, MiniManuscript is applying the Wikipedia model to manuscript summaries. Members can post, read and discuss condensed versions of scientific publications, enabling (lazy!) students and the wider academic community to “examine a large amount of literature in a short space of time”.